Recent news involving sports media personalities, including ESPN releasing two NFL analysts, the Big Ten Network adding Ahman Green, and Numbers Never Lie hosts Charissa Thompson and Michael Smith guest hosting SportsNation.
- ESPN Drops Two NFL Analysts: ESPN, which has added a whopping five new NFL analysts since the start of August, has decided to let go of ESPN2 First Take contributors Warrick Dunn and Derrick Brooks. (USA Today via Fang’s Bites)
- Big Ten Network Adds Ahman Green: Former NFL running back Ahman Green has joined Big Ten Network as a ‘sideline analyst’ for select college football telecasts this season. Green will make his debut September 3 for Tennessee-Chattanooga/Nebraska. (espn.go.com)
- Thompson and Smith to Guest Host SportsNation: Charissa Thompson and Michael Smith will make their debut as a duo as guest hosts on SportsNation Thursday and Friday. The two were officially named the hosts of ESPN2′s Numbers Never Lie earlier this week. (espnmediazone3.com)